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Fishing report for June 21, 2011

    The fishing for  Perch  from the Genesee River piers has been very good, anglers are catching them with minnows, people are just starting to catch sheephead from the piers also. Smallmouth Bass are biting in Long Pond and Cranberry Pond on leaches, crayfish and white jig heads with white mister twister tails.

    Salmon & Trout fishing continues to be good in the lake off of Rochester and Irondequoit Bay, Brown trout in 25 to 40 foot of water, Lake Trout in good numbers out deep in 100 to 150 ft of water, a few salmon are also being caught. A 24 lb 10 oz Salmon was weighed in on June 18 for the  summer LOC derby  and is currently in first place.

    Information provided by Mitchel’s Bait & Tackle, Lake Ave.

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